Ticketing EDI Requirements At Hibbett
All merchandise shipped to Hibbett must include the UPC and Hibbett retail provided by EDI PO (850) transmission. The barcode must be visible and easily accessible for scanning.
- Do not place UPC tickets inside waistbands, inside packaging, etc.
- Each item must contain only one bar code; human readable UPC and retail reported on Hibbett 850 Purchase Order.
- All vendors should have an ongoing UPC barcode quality control program in place that ensures print quality for scanability.
- All vendors must not recycle UPC codes for a minimum of 4 years.
- Create UPCs based on the GS-1 specifications. A 100% nominal “Version A” UPC format bar code should be 1.25” in length (including quiet zone), and 1.0” in height, with the narrowest bar or space width of 13 mil (+ or – 4 mil).
- UPC tickets must be securely affixed to the merchandise. For garments use a plastic swift-attach device or sewn in label. DO NOT loop strings around buttons or use strings attached with pins.
- In general, UPC tickets are affixed to the left sleeve side of most garments. For questions regarding UPC ticket placement (on garments or packages), refer to the GS-1 US website “10 Steps to Barcode Implementation”. If fabric damage is a concern, the ticket should be swift attached through the sewnin label in the neck. Contact the Buyer with further questions.
- All caps should be ticketed with an adhesive label on the underside of the cap bill.
- The names “Hibbett”, “Hibbett Wholesale”, “Hibbett Sports” or “Hibbett Sporting Goods” should not appear on the price ticket.
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